Recession Impacts Wal-Mart's Supply Operations

The ongoing recession is not only affecting Wal-Mart's bottom line, but also its supply chain practices, observed Gary Maxwell, Wal-Mart Stores' senior vice president, international supply chain, at an industry conference last week. The recession has caused us to tighten our belts and carry less inventory, Maxwell said during a morning panel discussion at U Connect, the annual conference

ORLANDO, Fla. — The ongoing recession is not only affecting Wal-Mart's bottom line, but also its supply chain practices, observed Gary Maxwell, Wal-Mart Stores' senior vice president, international supply chain, at an industry conference here last week.

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